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Title
John Bidwell collection, 1841-1917
Creator
Bidwell, John, 1819-1900
Contributor
Bidwell, Annie E. Kennedy
Blake, E. Nelson
Hensley, Samuel J
McConkle, Joseph Walker
Marshall, Henry
Smith, George Adams
Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
Unrestricted. Please credit California State Library.
Description
Correspondence, notes, legal and business papers
John Bidwell, born Chautauqua, N.Y., August 5, 1819. California pioneer, 1841, with Bartleson-Bidwell party. Employed at Sutter's Fort. Purchased Rancho del Arroyo Chico (now city of Chico) in 1849. Agriculturalist, philanthropist. Delegate to California Constitutional Convention, 1849; state Senator, 1849-1850. California Representative to Congress, 1865-1867; candidate for President, 1892. Died in Chico, April 4, 1900.
Unrestricted. Please credit California State Library.
Cat
California State Library, California History Room
Format
Correspondence.
Extent
11 ms. boxes
Identifier
(C)000555431CSL01-Aleph
RLINCCSG91-A42
(DRA)ACT-6833
Language
English
Subject
Bidwell, John,, 1819-1900--Correspondence
Pioneers--California--Correspondence
Ranch life--California--Butte County
Frontier and pioneer life--California--Butte County
Place
California
Butte County

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